how they live and how to improve their situation

Rzhanitsyna L.S.

Dr. Sci. (Econ.), Prof., Main Researcher of Institute of Economy of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

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Rzhanitsyna L.S. Pensioners: how they live and how to improve their situation. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2016. No 11. P. 61-71


T he p aper d iscucess p ensioners’ s ituation n ot o nly f rom t he p osition o f t heir pensions’ per se as it is the case widely these days. No less important is assessment of family incomes in basic groups of pensioners, specifics of their families’ composition and sources of contributions to family budgets, structures of incomes use for consumption and their future trends. Such an analysis is essential for grounding changes in pensions provision policies as well as in elaborating Strategy of actions in the interests of senior ages up to 2020 as resolved by Russian Federation government, 5th of February, 2016.

pension; pensioner; pension system; family budget; elderly population
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